Employment opportunities – Little Crackers Nursery

Employment opportunities

In this section you can see the job vacancies we currently have available, which are as follows:

Administrator\Receptionist

School Cleaner

Teacher of Mathematics

IT Apprentice

Please scroll down for further information, closing dates and how to apply.

Administrator\Receptionist – Princethorpe College

Required to start as soon as possible, we are recruiting a full-time Administrator\Receptionist to work all year round, within our busy reception area, the successful candidate will have good organisational skills; will be articulate, friendly, professional and well presented.

The position involves a mixture of administrative support, reception duties, and liaising with pupils and parents; the post holder will need to balance general duties with providing comprehensive administrative support to a mixture of staff, including some senior management.

Interested candidates should ideally have experience in a similar position and will have excellent communication, organisation and customer service skills; the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines in a fast-paced environment; will be articulate, friendly, professional and well presented. Strong IT skills, particularly in Microsoft Office, are essential.

The working hours are Monday to Friday 8.30am – .5.00pm, with an hour for lunch.

Starting salary £17,500 - £20,000 (full time equivalent) depending on relevant experience.

This is an excellent opportunity to join the fast growing Foundation that values its staff and offers a rewarding benefits package including discounted places for staff, 25 holiday per annum plus bank holidays, to be taken during school holidays, a pension scheme, child care vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

Application: To apply for this vacancy applicants must submit a Princethorpe College application form, together with a CV and covering letter detailing your personal qualities, experience and how you meet the person specification for the role. Applicants must ensure the application form is fully completed, including a detailed career history with specific dates.

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Closing date: Monday 20 August 2018 at 9.00am with interviews being held on Friday 24 August. Candidates are advised to apply immediately as applications will be reviewed as they are received and the closing date may be brought forward.

The Foundation is committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Registered Charity No 1087124

School Cleaner, Part-Time – Princethorpe College

We are seeking to recruit a school cleaner to clean designated areas of the school premises to ensure that they are kept in a clean and hygienic condition. This is a part time post for two days per week.

Our cleaning staff are responsible for the maintaining of high standards of cleanliness and hygiene throughout the school. Each cleaner is responsible for an area and will be expected to provide a thorough and reliable service to the frequency and standard as set out by the school. From time to time the cleaner may be required to clean other areas as required and at the direction of the Estates Supervisor or Estates Manager.

The hours of work are 14 hours per week (7 hours per day: 8.00am – 4.00pm with an hour for lunch). Working days could be Monday and Friday, or Thursday and Friday, by negotiation.

This is an excellent opportunity to join the fast growing foundation that values its staff and offers a rewarding benefits package including discounted places for staff, a pension scheme, child care vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

Rate of Pay: £8.00 to £8.41 per hour, B11 to B15 on the Foundation pay scale

Application: To apply for this vacancy applicants must submit a Princethorpe College application form, together with a CV and covering letter detailing your personal qualities, experience and how you meet the person specification for the role. Applicants must ensure the application form is fully completed, including a detailed career history with specific dates.

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To discuss the post in more detail please contact Peter Wilkes, Estates Manager - telephone 01926 634333.

Closing date: Thursday 23 August 2018 at 9.00am, interviews are likely to be held the following week at Princethorpe.

The Foundation is committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Registered Charity No 1087124

Teacher of Mathematics

(Maternity cover: full-time and part-time considered)

Required for November 2018, after the Michaelmas half term break, a well-qualified graduate to teach Mathematics to KS3 and KS4 in a flourishing and successful department. Familiarity with Pearson’s IGCSE would be an additional recommendation, but is not essential.

Enthusiasm to become involved with the extra-curricular life of the school is essential. Candidates should be able to demonstrate success in the classroom and be effective team players. Full and part-time applications will be considered.

This is an excellent opportunity to join the fast growing Foundation that values its staff and offers a rewarding benefits package.

Application: To apply for this vacancy applicants must submit a Princethorpe College application form, together with a CV and covering letter detailing your personal qualities, experience and how you meet the person specification for the role. Applicants must ensure the application form is fully completed, including a detailed career history with specific dates.

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Closing date: Tuesday 11 September 2018 at 9.00am, with interviews likely to be held Friday 14 September.

The Foundation is committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Registered Charity No 1087124

IT Apprentice

We are looking to recruit an IT Apprentice, at Level 3, to join the busy Foundation IT department, reporting to the Assistant Head (Director of Digital Strategy) and will be based in Princethorpe College with some duties at the Foundation feeder schools, Crackley Hall School in Kenilworth and Crescent School in Rugby.

The candidate will be a member of the IT Service Desk team providing a front-line service to staff across all three schools and for pupils in the College.

The role would provide the successful candidate with an inside view of the workings and the organisation of a multisite network, implementation procedures of new hardware/software, including expansion and development of existing and new IT services. They will have responsibility for the first point of contact on the ICT helpdesk with all users.

Interested candidates will have good communication and organisational skills, as well as the ability to work on their own and as part of a team. They will be studying an IT related apprenticeship at level three or four. Likely courses are IT, Software and Telecoms Professionals, IT Application Specialist or Infrastructure Technician, although this list is not exhaustive. Warwickshire College Group are the training service provider for the apprenticeship and additional training will be on day release at Warwickshire College.

An IT Apprenticeship will enable the successful candidate to gain hands on experience; they will be trained to provide support to users on various levels, from toner replacements, stock checks and Audio Visual setups, to supporting end users with any technical and software queries.

Candidates are welcome to discuss the apprenticeship courses in more detail with Emma Rogers, Worked-based Learning Manager, Warwickshire College Group on 01788 863230.

Single person accommodation on site may be available.

This is an excellent opportunity to join the fast growing Foundation that values its staff and offers a rewarding benefits package including discounted places for staff, a pension scheme, child care vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

Application: To apply for this vacancy applicants must submit a Princethorpe College application form, together with a CV and covering letter detailing your personal qualities, experience and how you meet the person specification for the role. Applicants must ensure the application form is fully completed, including a detailed career history with specific dates.

To download further information and an application form please click on the links below:

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Closing date: Monday 10 September at 9.00am, with interviews likely to be held on Thursday 13 September at Princethorpe College.

The Foundation is committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Registered Charity No 1087124

Possible opportunities at Princethorpe College:

From time to time we look to recruit additional teaching and support staff in the following areas:

Exam Invigilators – to assist in the smooth running of internal and public examinations

SEND support staff – for in-class, small group and one-to-one work with pupils

Teaching Staff – teaching positions are usually advertised on our website and in other publications when they become available but potential colleagues are most welcome to submit CVs and covering letters to alert us of their interest in working at Princethorpe College. These submissions would not take the place of formal applications should a relevant position be advertised at a future point.

Games Coaching – to assist with our wide-ranging sports programme

If you are interested in any of the above opportunities, please submit your CV and an accompanying letter, outlining the areas in which you are interested, to recruitment@princethorpe.co.uk

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Registered Charity No 1087124

The Foundation is an equal opportunities employer.

All of our teaching vacancies are posted on the TES’ website and SCR.education.

The Princethorpe Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Criminal Records Bureau.

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  • Staff Code of Conduct
  • Safer Recruitment Policy